Andretti Autosport's Alexander Rossi continues his impressive lead from yesterday's practices to take the pole for the first of the "Dual in Detroit" races here at the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix. Rossi appears to still have the hunger leftover from Indy in his last competitive laps with Team Penske's Indy 500 Champion Simon Pagenaud and … Continue reading Rossi dominating Detroit GP weekend with pole for first race
(Image: Marcus Ericsson, for Schmidt-Peterson Motorsports takes off during this afternoon's Pit-Stop practice) The NTT IndyCar series completes their first two practices sessions of the weekend, preparing for tomorrow's qualifying and the 70-lap race. Andretti Autosport's Alexander Rossi, still running hungry from his battle with the current Indy 500 Champion Simon Pagenaud, remains at the … Continue reading Free Prix IndyCar Practice Results
Penske wins again with Simon Pagenaud for the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500.
Welcome to one of the most awaited weekends in racing (aside from the fast-approaching 24 Hours of Le Mans just three weeks away). Enjoy your morning coffee as Formula 1 takes the narrow and magnificent streets of Monaco. Bask in the afternoon sun in the bleachers (or at home) as you watch the Indianapolis Motor … Continue reading Short Revs, May 24, 2018: The Double Points, Double Weekend Edition
'Tis the most wonderful time of the year (for race fans): IndyCar really begins the month of May with the Indy GP this weekend. F1 takes on Spain. And fresh faces in Formula E. (Photo: Screenshot from Newgarden's Instagram video as a digital letter to Simon Pagenaud and a challenge for the next #DefendThe1 tag.) … Continue reading Short Revs, May 11, 2018
It’s MAY. Welcome to the best month in racing. That’s all you need to know. Also, May the 4th be with you…. (Image: Simon Pagenaud stands with his greatest work of art in the #INDYCARautographbattle. From IndyCar media.) INDYCAR #INDYCARautographbattle Just as things were starting to cool off, it appears the shenanigans have hit an … Continue reading Short Revs, May 4, 2018
If you’re not following the #INDYCARautographbattle, you’re missing out. The above picture is from one of the many videos posted between Josef Newgarden, Simon Pagenaud and James Hinchcliffe this week. INDYCAR #INDYCARautographbattle One thing to appreciate about the IndyCar paddock is the camaraderie between drivers, and of course the games and the pranks they play … Continue reading Short Revs, March 30, 2018
Racing season is finally, truly here as we gear up for the 2018 IndyCar season kicking off in St. Petersburg, FL. While we can speculate how that race is going to end, those new, racier body kits promise a mix-up compared to prior seasons. From St. Pete, get ready for a race weekend, just about … Continue reading Short Revs, March 9, 2018
Bringing the drama and the excitement, there is almost too much going on in racing this week. From Danica Patrick landing her final racing ride for the Indy 500 to a scuffle between the Formula 1 and Formula E bosses, here is what happened this week in racing. Featured image: The Haas F1 car did … Continue reading Short Revs, February 16, 2018
Ganassi's Scott Dixon, who has been a runner-up on nearly every podium this season finally nabbed his first win of the season this weekend at the Kohler Grand Prix at Road America. His patience not only solidified his lead in the IndyCar Championship standings, but also shows his cool "Ice Man" collective, while demonstrating his … Continue reading Dixon breaks runner-up streak with win at Road America
Wild. Shocking. Enraging. "Adorable." These were just some of the words used by viewers, drivers and commentators to describe Saturday night's Rainguard Water Sealers 600 at the Texas Motor Speedway. A newly paved track surface and brand new Firestone composite tires were promised to make for a more spectacular show at Texas, but I don't … Continue reading Survivor: IndyCar at Texas Motor Speedway Edition
Defending 2016 IndyCar Series Champion Simon Pagenaud survived the first oval of the year and won his very first oval race, as well as his first race of the 2017 season at the Desert Diamond Phoenix Grand Prix in Arizona. And although Robin Miller may have had something going with the race possibly being a rendition … Continue reading First Oval Win and First Win of the Season for 2016 IndyCar Series Champ Pagenaud
Roger Penske has to be quite proud of the newest addition to his team this year. Josef Newgarden definitely earned his keep with the team today with his first win in only his third race with Team Penske at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at the Barber Motorsports Park. Not only that, but … Continue reading Newgarden earns first win with Team Penske at Barber!
Will Power gains his 46th-ever pole position at Barber Motorsports Park on Saturday--making it also his 4th time with the pole at Barber. So, it's relatively easy to notice and say "we've done this before." Other things not so surprising about IndyCar qualifying at Barber Saturday afternoon: - All four Penske drivers are in the … Continue reading Power Pole for Barber
Other possible blog titles I considered: "Andretti Autosport Just Could Not Catch a Break in Long Beach" "Bourdais Goes From Almost Last to Almost First" Our favorite Canadian, James Hinchcliffe, took the well-deserved win at Long Beach this weekend. He drove a considerably solid race considering the rest of the field turned out to be … Continue reading Hello Hinchtown (Long Beach), California